News

October 1, 2018

New CCSN Report Shows Liver Cancer Needs Better Support for Treatment & Caregivers

Statistics show that fewer people are dying from major cancers across Canada. Despite this, statistics regarding survival rates for primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma or HCC) are heading in the...
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September 24, 2018

CCSN Launches Right2Survive Campaign

Despite being the number one cancer killer in Canada, outcomes in lung cancer lag behind other cancers. Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada. It kills more...
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September 21, 2018

Help Sharon raise $10,000 for head and neck cancer patients!

Sharon Dixon, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta, was diagnosed with stage 4 squamous cell carcinoma and had very aggressive reconstructive jaw surgery in 2006. She is a 12-year cancer survivor,...
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September 21, 2018

Watch our most recent webinar! Cancer Rehab:A Reality in Canada?

Cancer Rehab: A Reality in Canada? Original Broadcast: Thursday, September 20th 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET Statistics show that as of 2017, more than one million Canadians have survived cancer...
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September 13, 2018

CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne Reacts to Chemo Drug Controversy

CCSN President & CEO Jackie Manthorne was interviewed by CBC New Brunswick last week in response to patients not receiving full doses of chemotherapy in several Canadian provinces. You can...
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September 12, 2018

CCSN Prostate Cancer Patient/Caregiver Questionnaire – Enzalutamide (Xtandi)

The purpose of the survey is to provide the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) with insights and perspectives about living with and managing castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) from patients and caregivers in order...
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September 7, 2018

Watch our most recent webinar! Why Patient Engagement is Imperative: Implications for research, healthcare, and ourselves

Originally broadcast September 6th, 2018 Maxime Lê is a graduate of health sciences from the University of Ottawa that has worn many hats for many roles. Chief among them is...
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August 29, 2018

2018 New Brunswick Election Campaign

The government of New Brunswick has an important role to play in making sure that everyone diagnosed with cancer has timely access to cancer care and essential medical services as...
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August 10, 2018

Petition to Fund Ibrance for Metastatic Breast Cancer – Chasing Hope MBC

Chasing Hope MBC is working to overcome obstacles for funding Ibrance for Metastatic Breast Cancer. You can help today by signing their petition! Ibrance (Palbociclib) is a treatment for Metastatic Breast...
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August 9, 2018

STUDY: St. Michael’s Hospital Seeking Young Men Diagnosed With Cancer

This project focuses on fertility decision-making among young male cancer patients. St. Michael's is looking to recruit young men who have been diagnosed with cancer to participate in a 30-40...
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